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Every once in a while, the members of the National like to remind us that they do not just sit around morosely brooding all day, and it's always fun when that happens. Case in point: The video for…   Read Story »
Matt Berninger must have so many HBO coffee mugs in his house. First, Berninger's band the National recorded "The Rains Of Castamere" for HBO. And now Berninger has recorded another song for another…   Read Story »
The night before last, the National played on the big outdoor stage at Jimmy Kimmel Live, and one of the two songs they played was "This Is The Last Time," a slow simmer from their new album Trouble…   Read Story »
If you've been to a few big music festival in the past five or six years, you've probably seen the National play a huge outdoor stage like the one they played on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night, and…   Read Story »
After having Bob Weir make a special appearance during their set at Outside Lands, the National made their way south for a haunting set at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Matt Berninger couldn't help…   Read Story »
Yesterday Outside Lands '13 kicked off in San Francisco, and there's already been a ton of memorable moments, from food to comedy to many great sets. The first real highlight of the day was the Men.…   Read Story »
Last weekend, we learned a few more vague details about the National's forthcoming Grateful Dead tribute album -- it will likely feature members of Bon Iver, Vampire Weekend, the Walkmen, the War on…   Read Story »
Aaron and Bryce Dessner of the National are about to record a Grateful Dead tribute album. The band will also include Scott and Bryan Devendorf. The name of the album will be Dead Hot, a nod to Red…   Read Story »
Last night, the National played what must've been their first-ever headlining arena show, as they packed their home-borough shack the Barclays Center. And during the show, they brought out one…   Read Story »
If it seems as though we've been talking about the National's excellent new record Trouble Will Find Me for weeks now it's because we have. Even though the record was just released this week,…   Read Story »